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January 28, 2006

nice ispiration..I really like colors and look..

Alison Greenwood January 28, 2006

Gorgeous portrait! Fabulous detail and clarity! :o) #2348109

Dr Silly level-classic January 28, 2006

Alison is right, gorgeous portrait. A eall hanger. :o)

Allison & John Overton January 28, 2006

Superb portrait Manuel. Great colors and dress. Beautiful eye and composition #2348163

Paula Kelly January 28, 2006

Very lovely candid Manuel.
Love the colouring. #2348182

Nicole Kessel January 28, 2006

Gorgeous! #2348205

She-She Killough January 28, 2006

Manuel you don't know me but I am a BIG FAN of your work. I have seen it on another site and just LOVE it! It is nice to see you here. You will definately Steal the show!!! :)
Welcome Manuel!!! #2348241

Donna W. Neal January 28, 2006

Gorgeous model, lighting and pose.
Wonderful portrait Manuel! #2348455

Stan J. Bendkowski January 28, 2006

Beautiful portrait, Manuel! #2348689

Suzy Betancourt January 28, 2006

Manuel, I hope that she has this photo blown up and displayed at her house. As the years go by, the beauty will come through even more in this image. Simply beautiful!

Suzy #2348844

Marianne Andersson January 28, 2006

Absolutely gorgeous! #2348873

Laura Stetser January 28, 2006

Very striking! Stunning portrait - love the clarity in her eyes and the textures are just wonderful! #2348940

January 28, 2006

This is an amaxing photo Manuel! The gesture, colors and lighting are amazing.

This photo reminds me of a National Geographic photo labelled as the "Afghan Girl" and stunny photo taken by Steve McCurry.

Excellent photo. Great work!


Crystal E. Berryman level-addict January 28, 2006

Beautiful. Love your works! Be safe..
Chris :) #2349739

January 28, 2006

Wow, Beautiful photo. #2349887

Jack R. Perry January 28, 2006

Wonderful portrait, I love the lighting on this. #2350222

Janine Russell level-deluxe January 28, 2006

Manuel, wonderful portrait with excellent colors, clarity and lighting. #2350438

William Moore January 31, 2006

outstanding indeed #2360379

Rudra Mandal February 01, 2006

East or West my GURU is the best :o) #2364585

Natalie Kimball February 14, 2006

Wow, your work is spectacular! This young lady is beautiful too!!! Love the colors and everything else about this shot! Beautiful...just beautiful! #2417847

Dr Silly level-classic February 21, 2006

Congratulations, Manuel. :o)

Rudra Mandal February 21, 2006

Big Congratulations on your Great Finalist Sir!!
Best of luck for the next round :) #2444203

She-She Killough February 21, 2006

Congratulations Manny! Hope all is well. :) #2446145

Stuart Dahne February 21, 2006

Hey Manny,
Another Beautiful portait! Great to see you getting the recognition that you deserve! Good Luck with this one!
Peace & Blessings,
Your friend
Stuart #2446292

Guy D. Biechele level-classic February 21, 2006

This portrait has it all, color, mystery, beatuty! Congratulations on this fine image. Good luck. #2447050

Niels Sandal February 21, 2006

Fascinating, beautiful finalist image! #2447257

Life Expressions February 21, 2006

Congrats on your beautiful finalist! #2447655

Daniel M. Bendjy February 21, 2006

Congrats and Welcome! #2448506

Candy Avera February 21, 2006

Beautiful! #2449296

Gerardo M. Sabado February 21, 2006

Welcome to Betterphoto. Congrats and hope you win the top honors. Mabuhay tayo kabayan. #2449600

Paula Showen February 21, 2006

Contratulations on your finalist! This is beautiful! #2450185

February 22, 2006

Beautiful color - wonderful look! #2451571

Cathy M. Gromball February 22, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Manuel!

Cathy :) #2453228

Digvijay P February 22, 2006

Congrats on this wonderful finalist !

..Jay #2454314

Garth D. Beatty level-classic February 22, 2006

Very Nice!! #2455163

Claudette Foote February 23, 2006

Fascinating, beautiful finalist image! #2456835

Joshua R. Smith February 23, 2006

Great Image! #2460559

Senthil Nathan February 24, 2006

A True Winner! #2460683

Donna Dunbar February 24, 2006

Beautiful!!!!!!!!! Congrats on the finals!!! #2462031

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 25, 2006

Beautiful finalist, very nice! #2466137

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic February 25, 2006

I absolutely love this and congratulations on your second place win. BEAUTIFUL....Kerby #2466525

Renee Doyle level-classic February 25, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful 2nd place win!!!! Fantastic portrait Manuel!

She-She Killough February 25, 2006

Congrats on your 2nd place win Manny!! :) #2467052

Garth D. Beatty level-classic February 25, 2006

Congratulations! I knew you had a winner!! #2468086

Donna W. Neal February 26, 2006

Congratulations on this outstanding winner Manuel #2469890

Stuart Dahne February 26, 2006

Hey Manny,
Congratulations on your win! Keep up the awe-inspiring work! See you at the Cafe! #2470035

Leanne M.E. Boyd February 26, 2006

I don't know how I could have missed this beautiful photo, Manual! Gorgeous shot, and well deserved of the win! #2470693

Stefan G February 26, 2006

Congratulations, Manuel! Your portrait work is outstanding!


Tracy Reehal February 26, 2006

Congrats, Manuel! A gorgeous portrait of a beautiful women! #2471590

David Procter February 27, 2006

Well done Manny, I spotted this as one of yours even from the little thumbnail. David a fan from p#a*e! #2474456

Joy E. Cobb level-classic February 27, 2006

Ahhh...you must be the famous librodo from DPChallenge? Gorgeous portrait. Congratulations on your win! #2474882

Megan p March 01, 2006

How stunning !!!!She is gorgeous, her look, the colors, the mysteriousness of it all, a wonderful winner!!! #2482703

Dr Silly level-classic March 01, 2006

Congratulations, Manuel for your win. :o)

Reggie Santos March 02, 2006

Congratulations Manny...

as always your works are captivating, awesome! you'll be popular artist here just like in pbase.com :^)

MABUHAY! #2486608

Manny L. Librodo level-classic March 02, 2006

Thanks everyone for great comments. I have ONE QUESTION and I don't know how to go about asking but since I am here now and am NEW, how do I get a free premium gallery. I followed the steps as instructed but I still didn't get an upgrade. How long do I have to wait?


Manny #2487017

Dr Silly level-classic March 02, 2006

I would e-mail Heather. At the bottom of the page just click on contact and send a e-mail. :o)

Cathy M. Gromball March 21, 2006

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Manuel!

Cathy :) #2559145

Nandu Menon May 03, 2006

awesome shot Manuel ! Beautiful lady ! #2722296

Paula Kelly May 04, 2006


Amanda Littler June 02, 2006

I just love this pictures and all your pictures, its pictures like this that inspire us :-), beautiful #2845419

June 04, 2006

How did you do with the light? the light seems great, especially the contrast of the light and the color.

I love the girl's expression #2849892

Wojtek Dziedzic July 06, 2006

Splendid!!! It's hard to say enything else...It's a perfect portrait to me. Cheers! #2992162

Kombizz Kashani March 02, 2007

beautiful portrait image, nice composition & good lighting
indeed her eye penetrate into the soul of her viewer !!
If I do NOT make a mistake your name is, Manuel Librodo is Spanish and your model is a cute student, Jooi wearing an Indian Sari !
Is Jooi Indian?
It seems to me you should keep your promise with your dear wife NOT to leave her just for seductive Jooi !
Hope Jooi hasn't penetrate into your soul with her provocative eyes ! #4013392

Dr. Harmeet Singh February 28, 2008

Wonderful..Wonderful..portrait here.You have amazing gallery..Congrats for all winners.. #5570532

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Jooi, my student.

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